Gerard Flaherty

Senior Lecturer BSc,MB,BCh,BAO,MRCPI.,DipSem,MFSEM

Contact Details

Senior Lecturer
Medicine
Clinical Science Institute
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5469
E: gerard.flaherty@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests

Clinical skills teaching Assessment in medical education High-altitude medicine Awareness of rabies risk amongst travelling public Malaria in Visiting Friends and Relatives Population Exercise in patients with diabetes

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Proposal for a standardised inter-professional undergraduate curriculum in preventive cardiology'
Flaherty G, Abdul Shukur AS, Daly J, Jones J. (2015) 'Proposal for a standardised inter-professional undergraduate curriculum in preventive cardiology'. European Journal Of Preventive Cardiology, [Details]
(2015) 'Going viral: Embracing the changing culture of social media in travel medicine'
GT Flaherty, LM Walden (2015) 'Going viral: Embracing the changing culture of social media in travel medicine'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, 2 (13):120-121 [Details]
(2015) 'Recognition of imported tropical infectious disease in returned travelers in a university hospital emergency department'
G Flaherty, A Scott, M Malak, G Avalos, T O’Brien (2015) 'Recognition of imported tropical infectious disease in returned travelers in a university hospital emergency department'. Emergency Medicine Open, 1 (2):39-45 [Details]
(2015) 'An outbreak of viral conjunctivitis in an Irish military deployment to Liberia'
JP Hickey, G Flaherty (2015) 'An outbreak of viral conjunctivitis in an Irish military deployment to Liberia'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, 13 (2):197-199 [Details]
(2015) 'An Analysis of the Preventive Behavior and Attitudes of International Travelers from South East Asia; the Kuala Lumpur Airport Survey'
G Flaherty, MA Maarof, G Fry (2015) 'An Analysis of the Preventive Behavior and Attitudes of International Travelers from South East Asia; the Kuala Lumpur Airport Survey'. International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 3 (1):5-9 [Details]
(2015) 'The risk of sexual assault and rape during international travel: implications for the practice of travel medicine'
KM Kennedy, GT Flaherty (2015) 'The risk of sexual assault and rape during international travel: implications for the practice of travel medicine'. Journal Of Travel Medicine, [Details]
(2015) 'Travel Agency Awareness of the Health Risks of International Travel; A Pilot Study'
G Flaherty, D Lim, G Fry (2015) 'Travel Agency Awareness of the Health Risks of International Travel; A Pilot Study'. International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 3 (2) [Details]
(2015) 'Obtaining a reliable travel history from III returned travellers'
R Gately, H Economos, C Fleming, G Flaherty (2015) 'Obtaining a reliable travel history from III returned travellers'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, [Details]
(2015) 'TRAVEL MEDICINE PRACTICE, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN BRAZIL-CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES'
FC Oliveira, AS de Souza, G Flaherty (2015) 'TRAVEL MEDICINE PRACTICE, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN BRAZIL-CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES'. Brazilian Journal of Medicine and Human Health, 3 (1) [Details]
(2015) 'Profile of Travelers With Preexisting Medical Conditions Attending a Specialist Travel Medicine Clinic in Ireland'
CTJ Han, G Flaherty (2015) 'Profile of Travelers With Preexisting Medical Conditions Attending a Specialist Travel Medicine Clinic in Ireland'. Journal Of Travel Medicine, [Details]
(2015) 'Awareness of Rabies Risk in a Sample of Travelers Attending an Irish Travel Medicine Clinic'
G Flaherty, J Gouda, G Fry (2015) 'Awareness of Rabies Risk in a Sample of Travelers Attending an Irish Travel Medicine Clinic'. International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 3 (2) [Details]
(2015) 'Standards of yellow fever vaccination and travel medicine practice in the Republic of Ireland: A questionnaire-based evaluation'
P Noone, M Hamza, J Tang, G Flaherty (2015) 'Standards of yellow fever vaccination and travel medicine practice in the Republic of Ireland: A questionnaire-based evaluation'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, [Details]
(2015) 'Measurement of the Postgraduate Educational Environment of Junior Doctors Training in Medicine at an Irish University Teaching Hospital'
GT Flaherty, R Connolly, T O’Brien (2015) 'Measurement of the Postgraduate Educational Environment of Junior Doctors Training in Medicine at an Irish University Teaching Hospital'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 1971 :1-7 [Details]
(2014) 'Stem cell tourism - A web-based analysis of clinical services available to international travellers'
Connolly, R,O'Brien, T,Flaherty, G (2014) 'Stem cell tourism - A web-based analysis of clinical services available to international travellers'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, 12 :695-701 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Translating guidelines to practice: findings from a multidisciplinary preventive cardiology programme in the west of Ireland'
Gibson, I,Flaherty, G,Cormican, S,Jones, J,Kerins, C,Walsh, AM,Costello, C,Windle, J,Connolly, S,Crowley, J (2014) 'Translating guidelines to practice: findings from a multidisciplinary preventive cardiology programme in the west of Ireland'. European Journal Of Preventive Cardiology, 21 :366-376 [Details]
(2014) 'Under pressure: Facilitating the emergency use of portable hyperbaric chambers at altitude'
GT Flaherty (2014) 'Under pressure: Facilitating the emergency use of portable hyperbaric chambers at altitude'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, 12 (5):420-421 [Details]
(2014) 'The acquisition and retention of urinary catheterisation skills using surgical simulator devices: teaching method or student traits'
PS Waters, T McVeigh, BD Kelly, GT Flaherty, D Devitt, K Barry, MJ Kerin (2014) 'The acquisition and retention of urinary catheterisation skills using surgical simulator devices: teaching method or student traits'. BMC Medical Education, 14 (1) [Details]
(2014) 'Exploration of a possible relationship between examiner stringency and personality factors in clinical assessments: a pilot study'
Y Finn, P Cantillon, G Flaherty (2014) 'Exploration of a possible relationship between examiner stringency and personality factors in clinical assessments: a pilot study'. BMC Medical Education, 14 (1) [Details]
(2013) 'Delivering the MyAction programme in different populations: Galway, Republic of Ireland'
I Gibson, J Crowley, J Jones, C Kerins, AM Walsh, C Costello, J Windle (2013) 'Delivering the MyAction programme in different populations: Galway, Republic of Ireland'. The British Journal of Cardiology, 20 (3):S1-S19 [Details]
(2013) 'The acquisition and retention of complex clinical procedural skills amongst medical students-teaching method or student traits?'
DP Mitchell, PS Waters, G Flaherty, B Kelly, D Devitt, MJ Kerin (2013) 'The acquisition and retention of complex clinical procedural skills amongst medical students-teaching method or student traits?'. British Journal Of Surgery, 100 :27-27 [Details]
(2013) 'Acquisition and Retention of Complex Procedural Skills Amongst Medical Trainees'
P Sexton, P Waters, B Kelly, D Mitchell, D Devitt, G Flaherty, MJ Kerin (2013) 'Acquisition and Retention of Complex Procedural Skills Amongst Medical Trainees'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 182 :S341-S341 [Details]
(2012) 'Perceived Barriers to Exercise in a Cardiovascular Primary Prevention Programme'
S Tuohy, K Sharma, A O'Conghaile, J Windle, I Gibson, G Flaherty (2012) 'Perceived Barriers to Exercise in a Cardiovascular Primary Prevention Programme'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 181 :S322-S322 [Details]
(2012) 'Case report: bilateral occurrence of a chondroepitrochlearis muscle'
G Flaherty, MN O'NEILL, J Folan-Curran (2012) 'Case report: bilateral occurrence of a chondroepitrochlearis muscle'. Journal Of Anatomy, 194 (2):313-315 [Details]
(2012) 'Recommendations for the practice of travel medicine'
JH Chiodini, E Anderson, C Driver, VK Field, GT Flaherty, AM Grieve (2012) 'Recommendations for the practice of travel medicine'. Travel Medicine And Infectious Disease, 10 (3):108-128 [Details]
(2012) 'An online management system for Objective Structured Clinical Examinations'
Kropmans T, Cunningham D, O Donovan B, Murphy A, Flaherty G, Nestel D Dunne F (2012) 'An online management system for Objective Structured Clinical Examinations'. Computer and Information Science’, 5 (1):38-48 [Details]
(2012) 'First results from an innovative community-based vascular prevention programme in Ireland'
I Gibson, G Flaherty, AM Walsh, C Kerins, S Connolly, J Jones, J Crowley (2012) 'First results from an innovative community-based vascular prevention programme in Ireland'. Circulation, 125 (19):E806-E807 [Details]
(2011) 'Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in an obese population-preliminary findings from a community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Ireland'
I Gibson, G Flaherty, J Jones, S Connolly, J Crowley (2011) 'Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in an obese population-preliminary findings from a community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Ireland'. American Journal Of Respiratory And Critical Care Medicine, 183 :710-710 [Details]
(2011) 'Acquisition of basic surgical skills early in the undergraduate career'
Chang, K. H.; Flaherty, G.; Cantillon P; Kerin M. (2011) 'Acquisition of basic surgical skills early in the undergraduate career'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 180 (Supplement 3):96-96 [Details]
(2011) 'Interns' attitudes to IV cannulation: a KAP study'
Carr PJ, Glynn RW, Dineen B, Devitt D, Flaherty G, Kropmans TJ, Kerin M (2011) 'Interns' attitudes to IV cannulation: a KAP study'. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 20 (4):1-20 [Details]
(2011) 'Pulmonary artery leiomyosarcoma: an unusual cause of shortness of breath'
Flaherty, G,McCarthy, P,Mortimer, G (2011) 'Pulmonary artery leiomyosarcoma: an unusual cause of shortness of breath'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 180 :275-278 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Durability of lifestyle change and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor reductions-1 year outcomes from a community based CVD prevention programme for high risk patients in Ireland'
G Flaherty, I Gibson, J Jones, S Connolly, J Crowley (2011) 'Durability of lifestyle change and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor reductions-1 year outcomes from a community based CVD prevention programme for high risk patients in Ireland'. European Heart Journal, 32 :225-225 [Details]
(2011) 'Croi MyAction: First Results from an Innovative Community-Based Vascular Prevention Programme in Galway'
G Flaherty, I Gibson, AM Walsh, C Kerins, S Connolly, J Crowley (2011) 'Croi MyAction: First Results from an Innovative Community-Based Vascular Prevention Programme in Galway'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 180 :S387-S387 [Details]
(2010) 'Journeys to high altitude-risks and recommendations for travelers with preexisting medical conditions'
K Mieske, G Flaherty, T O'Brien (2010) 'Journeys to high altitude-risks and recommendations for travelers with preexisting medical conditions'. Journal Of Travel Medicine, 17 (1):48-62 [Details]
(2010) 'Basic Surgical Skills Special Study Module and its Impact on Students' Career Choice'
Chang, K., Flaherty, G., Malone C.M., Cantillon P, Kerin MJ, (2010) 'Basic Surgical Skills Special Study Module and its Impact on Students' Career Choice'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 179 :313-313 [Details]
(2009) 'Recognition of tropical illness in the returned traveller by healthcare professionals working in an Irish university teaching hospital'
Flaherty, G.,Scott, A.,O'Brien, T. (2009) 'Recognition of tropical illness in the returned traveller by healthcare professionals working in an Irish university teaching hospital'. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 14 :79-80 [Details]
(2009) 'IMPLEMENTATION OF ESH-ESC GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN AN IRISH PRIMARY CARE SETTING'
Mieske, K.,Flaherty, G.,O'Brien, T. (2009) 'IMPLEMENTATION OF ESH-ESC GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN AN IRISH PRIMARY CARE SETTING'. Journal of Hypertension, 27 [Details]
(2004) 'When head rules heart'
G Flaherty, M Bell, D O'Keeffe, J Crowley, T O'Brien (2004) 'When head rules heart'. The Lancet, 364 (9447) [Details]
(2001) 'True aneurysm of the left ventricle: a case report and literature review'
GT Flaherty, MN O'Neill, KM Daly, J Folan‐Curran (2001) 'True aneurysm of the left ventricle: a case report and literature review'. Clinical Anatomy, 14 (5):363-368 [Details]
(1998) 'AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF OTALGIA: AN OSSIFIED STYLOHYOID LIGAMENT'
J Folan-Curran, G Flaherty, M Slattery (1998) 'AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF OTALGIA: AN OSSIFIED STYLOHYOID LIGAMENT'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 167 (4) [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2013) INMED
Ashe D, Boo T W , DunneF, Geoghegan R, Flynn S, Flaherty G, Kropmans T, Malone C, McDonald C, Boland J (2013) Curriculum mapping - a purposeful journey rather than a destination . In: N/A eds. INMED N/A, , 17-SEP-13 - 18-SEP-13 , pp.N/A-N/A [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2013) Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Conference,
Ashe, D, Wee Boo, T. Dunne, F., Flynn, S., Flaherty, G., Geoghegan, R., Kropmans, T., Malone, D,, McDonald, C. and Boland J. (2013) Curriculum mapping - a purposeful journey rather than a destination. [Chaired Session], Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Conference, UCD Dublin , 21-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-14. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2009) IMPLEMENTATION OF ESH-ESC GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN AN IRISH PRIMARY CARE SETTING.
Mieske, K,Flaherty, G,O'Brien, T (2009) IMPLEMENTATION OF ESH-ESC GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN AN IRISH PRIMARY CARE SETTING. Abstract [Details]
(2009) Recognition of tropical illness in the returned traveller by healthcare professionals working in an Irish university teaching hospital.
Flaherty, G,Scott, A,O'Brien, T (2009) Recognition of tropical illness in the returned traveller by healthcare professionals working in an Irish university teaching hospital. Abstract [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2004) When head rules heart.
Flaherty, G,Bell, M,O'Keeffe, D,Crowley, J,O'Brien, T (2004) When head rules heart. Editorial [Details]

Letter

  Year Publication
(2012) End-of-Life Enhancement: A Novel Introduction of Medical Students to Palliative Medicine.
Murtagh, C,Mannion, E,Flaherty, G,Weldron, D (2012) End-of-Life Enhancement: A Novel Introduction of Medical Students to Palliative Medicine. Letter [DOI] [Details]
(1999) Case report: bilateral occurrence of a chondroepitrochlearis muscle.
Flaherty, G,O'Neill, MN,Folan-Curran, J (1999) Case report: bilateral occurrence of a chondroepitrochlearis muscle. Letter [Details]
(1998) An unusual cause of otalgia - An ossified stylohyoid ligament.
Folan-Curran, J,Flaherty, G,Slattery, M (1998) An unusual cause of otalgia - An ossified stylohyoid ligament. Letter [Details]

Meeting

  Year Publication
(2012) Perceived Barriers to Exercise in a Cardiovascular Primary Prevention Programme.
Tuohy, S,Sharma, K,O'Conghaile, A,Windle, J,Gibson, I,Flaherty, G,Crowley, J (2012) Perceived Barriers to Exercise in a Cardiovascular Primary Prevention Programme. Meeting [Details]
(2011) Acquisition of basic surgical skills early in the undergraduate career.
Chang, KH,Flaherty, G,Cantillon, P,Malone, CM,Kerin, MJ (2011) Acquisition of basic surgical skills early in the undergraduate career. Meeting [Details]
(2011) Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in an obese population - preliminary findings from a community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Ireland.
Gibson, I,Flaherty, G,Jones, J,Connolly, S,Crowley, J (2011) Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in an obese population - preliminary findings from a community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Ireland. Meeting [Details]
(2011) Durability of lifestyle change and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor reductions-1 year outcomes from a community based CVD prevention programme for high risk patients in Ireland.
Flaherty, G,Gibson, I,Jones, J,Connolly, S,Crowley, J (2011) Durability of lifestyle change and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor reductions-1 year outcomes from a community based CVD prevention programme for high risk patients in Ireland. Meeting [Details]
(2011) Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in an obese population - preliminary findings from a community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Ireland.
Gibson, I,Flaherty, G,Jones, J,Connolly, S,Crowley, J (2011) Reducing cardiovascular risk factors in an obese population - preliminary findings from a community based cardiovascular disease prevention programme in Ireland. Meeting [Details]
(2010) BASIC SURGICAL SKILLS SPECIAL STUDY MODULE AND ITS IMPACT ON STUDENTS' CAREER CHOICE.
Chang, KH,Flaherty, G,Malone, CM,Cantillon, P,Kerin, MJ (2010) BASIC SURGICAL SKILLS SPECIAL STUDY MODULE AND ITS IMPACT ON STUDENTS' CAREER CHOICE. Meeting [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2015) An analysis of the health risks associated with international travel.
G Flaherty (2015) An analysis of the health risks associated with international travel. Other Item [Details]
(2013) Yellow fever vaccination.
G Flaherty (2013) Yellow fever vaccination. Other Item [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2010) Journeys to High Altitude-Risks and Recommendations for Travelers with Preexisting Medical Conditions.
Mieske, K,Flaherty, G,O'Brien, T (2010) Journeys to High Altitude-Risks and Recommendations for Travelers with Preexisting Medical Conditions. Reviews [DOI] [Details]